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Old 10-07-2009, 06:51 PM   #1
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get it out of graphics mode


when kateos is in reguler terminal mode its actually in
1024x768x16bpp
i want to drop the res to text mode because this system
does not look that good in that high of resolution and there is an
anoying graphical logo
so how can i change to text only console?
 
Old 10-07-2009, 07:14 PM   #2
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so how can i change to text only console?
Have you tried ctrl-alt-f1?
 
Old 10-07-2009, 07:16 PM   #3
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no effect
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Old 10-07-2009, 07:36 PM   #4
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Looks like you've done this before....

http://www.linuxquestions.org/questi...move-x-760234/
 
Old 10-07-2009, 07:37 PM   #5
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i need it in pure text mode
 
Old 10-07-2009, 07:40 PM   #6
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And did you edit /etc/inittab as advised?.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 07:42 PM   #7
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its not in X
its in console but its a vesa console
 
Old 10-07-2009, 07:53 PM   #8
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The following link shows changing VESA settings by adding an option to the kernel line:

http://www.wains.be/index.php/2005/1...-under-ubuntu/

Is this the kind of thing you are looking for?.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 08:05 PM   #9
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so i just tkae that off and it will go into reguler console?
 
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Take what off?.
 
Old 10-07-2009, 08:28 PM   #11
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the vga= line
 
Old 10-07-2009, 08:39 PM   #12
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The first thing i would do is look at your kernel line,to see if you have a vga entry already.
Then if there is an entry,backup your /boot/grub/menu.lst and try one of the options from the link i posted.

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Old 10-07-2009, 08:58 PM   #13
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i tried vga=normal now the screen has lines in it
 
Old 10-08-2009, 06:18 AM   #14
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i tried vga=normal now the screen has lines in it
Where did you get that from?.
What was in the kernel line originally?,did it have an entry for vga?
The link shows a numerical value used so for 800x600 size the entry is vga=788.
Try that and see how you go.
Bare in mind this is all guess work,if someone else knows an easy fix on this please post it.
 
  


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